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Rabies discovered in two Josephine County animals

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Authorities are urging pet owners take additional precautions after rabies was discovered in two wild animals in Josephine County.The two mammals, a bat and a fox, were found outside Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center in Merlin and tested positive for rabies Sept. 8, according to[Read More…]

Monkeypox not yet reported in JoCo

Thankfully, the monkeypox virus, AKA hMPXV, is nowhere near as infectious or deadly as COVID-19, but with symptoms that can be quite painful and debilitating, caution should be taken to avoid contracting it.The Oregon Health Authority has an informational page on monkeypox, which was put up Aug. 11 and can[Read More…]